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Crane Operator

Location:  Billings, MT, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Pre-Employment Testing Requirement

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.  After you apply to this position you will receive an email to complete the Phase 1 Online Assessment.  In order to be consider for this position, candidates must complete one of the listed action items below pior to the close of the requisition.  Candidates who do not complete the assessment or map their test results to this application by the requisition close date will be disqualified for consideration for this open position.



  • NEW CANDIDATE - (NO test results on file):  MUST complete the Phase 1 Assessment before the close of the requisition.  Candidates who complete the assessment after the requisition close date will not be considered for this position.


  • RETURNING CANDIDATE - (Exisiting test results on file): DO NOT HAVE to re-test but you MUST click the test link in order to map your test scores to this application. Failure to map your test scores will result in your being disquailified for consideration for this open position.

REQUISITION CLOSE DATE:  Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time


Job Summary

A Crane and Heavy Equipment Operator / Rigger is responsible for the safe operation of mechanized lifting equipment including the operation of rigging for lifts during the performance of maintenance tasks in an operating refinery. Operator must be able to follow all Refinery safety rules and procedures including specific safety procedures associated with Crane and Lifting activities. Other tasks include but are not limited to the operation of front end loaders, fork trucks, dump truck, tractors, skidsteer, sand truck, exchanger bundle extractor, and similar equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand and comply with all Refinery safety procedures and policies.
  • Perform equipment pre-use inspections and complete all required documentation associated with Refinery Crane and Lifting procedures for equipment operation and rigging.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner following all Refinery procedures and manufacturer requirements.
  • Physically inspect and monitor equipment and/or the work area.
  • Adjust equipment to meet operating specifications.
  • Maintain housekeeping in assigned areas according to Refinery standards.
  • Perform work off of fixed, temporary or portable elevated platforms.

Job Requirements

  • A Montana First Class Crane Operator’s license and NCCO certification to operate Fixed cab and swing cab cranes
  • Must be an experienced crane operator on hydraulic . Experience with heavy equipment rigging
  • Experience operating other non-crane heavy equipment
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • A strong commitment to safety and quality

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • A minimum of 3 years industrial experience in crane operation/rigging
  • NCCO Rigger certification
  • Experience on lattice boom cranes
  • Experience with operating other heavy equipment such as front end loaders, tractors, fork trucks, dump trucks, skidsteer, sand truck, and similar equipment.
  • A minimum of 3 years mechanical experience or technical training preferred relating to the repair and maintenance of fixed equipment and welding.
  • Mechanical/maintenance experience in a refinery, chemical plant or other manufacturing plant.
  • Ability to read/interpret repair manuals and drawings
  • Experience performing maintenance on all types of exchangers, drums and towers
  • Experience operating shop equipment
  • Basic rigging knowledge (has NCCO qualification)
  • Ability to weld on Carbon Steel and Alloy equipment



ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Billings
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Refinery, Front End, Engineering, Energy, Technology

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